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John Peel

He came with his family and died en route. Family sources state that he died at Devils Gate, but the Martin company was several days journey west of Devil's Gate on Nov. 12.


Edward Martin Company (1856)Age at departure: 58


  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 7, 72

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah